baseboard heaters to get rid of dust. Even a small accumulation
can restrict the flow of hot air, making your furnace work
harder than necessary. But just a quick once-over with a
vacuum keeps your utility bill down!
tablespoon lukewarm honey with 1/4 spoon cinnamon powder
daily for three days. This process will cure most chronic
cough, cold, and clear the sinuses.
Breathing in the fresh, clean scent of pine activates the
pleasure center of your brain and lowers your levels of the
stress hormone cortisol. No tree nearby? Try lighting a pine-
If you have to go out in the snow and ice, stay safe by driving
at least five miles per hour below the speed limit and even
slower on bridges and overpasses, which freeze faster. Also,
leave four car lengths between you and the car in front of you.
Brighten your day by building a snowman with the kids or just
by yourself. First off it's fun - - and it's mild exercise,
which boosts your brain's production of feel-good serotonin.
Just 30 minutes will send happiness levels soaring by as much
Stretch legs before you begin shoveling and keep a bottle of
water handy to stay hydrated. Then, bend at the knees and
keep the handle of the shovel close to your upper body to
reduce pressure on your back.
If you have static-y hair you can temporarily fix it by
rubbing a dryer sheet over it, starting from your part and
going downward of course. And it smells good too! Or try
different conditioners, your hair could just be rebeling
against a certain kind.
Heat several large stones in a campfire and then cover
them with foil and wrap them in a towel. Place them at the
bottom of your sleeping bag to keep your feet warm as you